This introduction to the archaeology of Asia focuses on case studies from the region s last 10,000 years of history.
Comprises fifteen chapters by some of the world s foremost Asia archaeologists
Sheds light on the most compelling aspects of Asian archaeology, from the earliest evidence of plant domestication to the emergence of states and empires
Explores issues of cross-cultural significance, such as migration, urbanism, and technology
Presents original research data that challenges readers to think beyond national and regional boundaries
Synthesizes work previously unavailable to western readers